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Politics Jun 06Democratic primary debate rules fair despite candidate complaints, DNC chairman says
Amid criticism of Democratic National Committee debate rules for the 2020 election, Chairman Tom Perez on Thursday defended his decisions to raise the qualifying threshold for later debates and to reject the idea of one-issue debates, even for matters as…
Politics Jun 052020 hopeful Inslee says U.S. foreign policy should be built around climate
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee expressed willingness to use tariffs, other trade incentives and international finance rules to compel other nations to reduce carbon pollution.
Politics Jun 04Biden is fixing his climate plan that failed to cite sources
"Several citations, some from sources cited in other parts of the plan, were inadvertently left out of the final version of the 22-page document," Biden's campaign said.
Politics Jun 04Joe Biden’s $5 trillion climate plan: Net zero emissions by 2050
"Science tells us that how we act or fail to act in the next 12 years will determine the very livability of our planet," the Democratic presidential candidate said in a statement ahead of the plan's unveiling Tuesday.
Politics Jun 01Biden going it alone as the Democratic 2020 front-runner
The center of presidential politics this weekend is the California Democratic Convention, but Democrats' 2020 front-runner is almost 2,500 miles away, going it alone.
Politics May 312020 presidential candidate Jay Inslee calls for pathway to citizenship
Inslee unveiled wide-ranging immigration proposals unveiled, as he drew sharp contrasts with President Donald Trump on legal and illegal immigration.
Politics May 29Democrats up requirements for second round of primary debates
The Democratic National Committee is upping the ante for its second round of presidential primary debates, doubling the polling and grassroots fundraising requirements from its initial summer debates.
Politics May 22Biden says Congress should protect abortion rights if necessary
Biden's presidential campaign said the former vice president would support Congress enshrining abortion rights in law after several other Democratic candidates promised the same.
Politics May 162020 hopeful Inslee touts $9 trillion climate plan as economic opportunity
Inslee's proposal comes as some Democrats on Capitol Hill push a Green New Deal with a similar focus, but the former congressman, who has spent decades as a leading advocate for combating rising carbon levels, is seeking to carve out…
Politics May 14Montana Governor Bullock enters 2020 Democratic presidential race
Gov. Steve Bullock, D-Mont. joins an already crowded field of candidates vying for the Democratic nomination.